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Taxi fire at Waterloo Station

Waterloo was filled with smoke and the smell of burning paint on Tuesday afternoon when a London black cab caught fire at Waterloo Station.

Smoke at Waterloo Station
Photo courtesy Lauren Bearpark
Taxi fire at Waterloo Station
Firefighters examine the burnt-out vehicle

Fire crews from Southwark, Dowgate and Soho tackled the blaze on the Upper Taxi Road at Waterloo Station.

Bus services on routes 211 and 507 were affected by the closure of the road, and the station's taxi rank was cleared of vehicles and people.

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